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PrestaShop Stores in South Africa

Updated Oct 15 2021

There are 513 live PrestaShop stores in South Africa.

In this report, we'll cover the following essential statistics on PrestaShop stores in South Africa.

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PrestaShop Growth in South Africa

  • PrestaShop stores in South Africa increased 1.0% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q2.
  • PrestaShop stores in South Africa increased 10% year-over-year in 2021 Q2.

Here is PrestaShop's quarter-over-quarter growth in South Africa.

Quarter
Active Stores
2017 Q1
5
2017 Q2
7
2017 Q3
1
2017 Q4
1
2018 Q1
9
2018 Q2
158
2018 Q3
25
2018 Q4
19
2019 Q1
36
2019 Q2
26
2019 Q3
27
2019 Q4
28
2020 Q1
29
2020 Q2
31
2020 Q3
8
2020 Q4
18
2021 Q1
15
2021 Q2
5
2021 Q3 (to date)
5
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

It's hard to know exactly when a PrestaShop store was first created but we use a heuristic combining DNS and WHOIS data that provides a reasonable approximation.

Top Categories For PrestaShop Stores In South Africa

Here is the breakdown of industry verticals for PrestaShop stores in South Africa.

  • 13.6% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa sell Business & Industrial products.
  • 9.9% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa sell Apparel products.
  • 9.9% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa sell Home & Garden products.

Social Media Usage On PrestaShop Stores In South Africa

Ecommerce brands use social media sites to engage with millions of consumers. Instagram and Facebook are the dominant social media sites for ecommerce stores, by far, with Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube also having notable usage.

  • Facebook is used by 53.6% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa.
  • Instagram is used by 24.6% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa.
  • Twitter is used by 23.0% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa.
Type
Stores
Facebook
275
Instagram
126
Twitter
118
YouTube
44
LinkedIn
27
Pinterest
12
Facebook Group
5

Contact Information On PrestaShop Stores In South Africa

Email remains an extremely popular communication channel for merchants. Many merchants also provide a phone number so that their customers can reach them instantly.

  • 57% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa have an email on their website
  • 38% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
292
Phone
197

Provinces With The Most PrestaShop Stores In South Africa

It's relatively easy to identify the country in which an ecommerce store operates. However, very few ecommerce stores provide a location to the province-level or city-level and even fewer provide a street address.

Here is the province distribution of PrestaShop stores in South Africa. Note that we're only showing the top 15 locations here but you can see the full list within Store Leads.

  • 74 PrestaShop stores in South Africa are based in Gauteng.
  • 33 PrestaShop stores in South Africa are based in Western Cape.
  • 9 PrestaShop stores in South Africa are based in Eastern Cape.

Cities With The Most PrestaShop Stores in South Africa

Here is the city distribution of PrestaShop stores in South Africa. Note that we're only showing the top 15 locations here but you can see the full list within Store Leads.

  • 30 PrestaShop stores in South Africa are based in Cape Town.
  • 29 PrestaShop stores in South Africa are based in Johannesburg.
  • 9 PrestaShop stores in South Africa are based in Centurion.

Number of Employees for PrestaShop stores in South Africa

  • 0.8% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.6% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 0.4% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa have 100 - 249 employees.

Here is the breakdown of PrestaShop stores in South Africa by the number of employees.

Employees
Stores
1 - 9
4
10 - 24
3
100 - 249
2

Top Shipping Carriers For PrestaShop Stores In South Africa

  • 13.8% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa ship by UPS.
  • 1.4% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa ship by Fastway.
  • 0.4% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa ship by Aramex.

Here are the top shipping carriers for PrestaShop stores in South Africa.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
71
Fastway
7
Aramex
2
Correos
1

Top-level Domain Distribution For PrestaShop Stores In South Africa

.com is the most common top-level domain, by far, for world-wide PrestaShop stores. Some countries have been faster than others to adopt alternate (such as country-specific) top-level domains.

  • 91.8% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa have a .co.za domain.
  • 6.2% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa have a .com domain.
  • 0.6% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa have a .store domain.

Here is the top-level domain distribution for PrestaShop stores in South Africa.

Top-level Domain
Stores
.co.za
471
.com
32
.store
3
.org.za
2
.za.com
2
.info
1
.net
1
.online
1

Top PrestaShop Stores In South Africa

Here are the top stores in South Africa ordered by worldwide store rank.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
MiRO
19,392
2016/12/30
Online Car Parts
23,924
2017/04/28
Geewiz
25,738
2018/05/25
Decathlon South Africa
34,292
2018/12/07
Cielo
37,332
2018/05/25

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